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—Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749-1832) German writer, scientist, master of poetry, drama and novel


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VIDEO: Climate change in global spotlight 
  Mon, 22 Sep 2014 08:36:18 GMT 
    Street protests demanding urgent action on climate change have attracted hundreds of thousands of marchers in more than 2,000 locations worldwide.

VIDEO: Jude Law: "DRC gone off the radar" 
  Sun, 21 Sep 2014 12:19:43 GMT 
    During a trip to the troubled region of Eastern DRC, British actor Jude Law called for more international attention to be given to the country.

VIDEO: Singing the Western Sahara blues 
  Sat, 20 Sep 2014 23:01:50 GMT 
    Aziza Brahim, a singer from the disputed territory of Western Sahara, uses haunting melodies to draw attention to the plight of her people.

VIDEO: Prohibition plans for Kerala 
  Sun, 21 Sep 2014 06:42:32 GMT 
    The southern Indian state of Kerala has said it will ban the sale and consumption of alcohol to tackle the problem of excessive drinking.

Roast peanuts 'spark more allergies' 
  Sun, 21 Sep 2014 23:40:38 GMT 
    Roasted peanuts may be more likely to trigger allergic reactions than raw peanuts, according to an Oxford University study carried out on mice.

NZ leader wants 2015 flag vote 
  Mon, 22 Sep 2014 07:46:47 GMT 
    Re-elected Prime Minister John Key says a referendum on whether to change the national flag of New Zealand could be held next year.

Air France pilots reject offer 
  Mon, 22 Sep 2014 17:05:28 GMT 
    Striking Air France pilots have rejected an offer by the airline aimed at resolving the dispute.

Alibaba 'breaks share sale record' 
  Mon, 22 Sep 2014 15:39:02 GMT 
    Chinese internet giant Alibaba has raised $25bn in its share flotation, according to US media, making it the largest initial public offering in history.

eBay criticised as hacks continue 
  Mon, 22 Sep 2014 13:58:27 GMT 
    Leading security researchers call on eBay to take immediate action over dangerous listings - as more security problems arise.

Dotcom: Name was poison for NZ vote 
  Mon, 22 Sep 2014 16:41:24 GMT 
    Kim Dotcom, the technology millionaire accused of "massive" piracy, fails in his bid to gain political power in New Zealand.

Lion King 'most successful show' 
  Mon, 22 Sep 2014 17:14:18 GMT 
    Musical The Lion King takes more money at the box office than any other stage show or cinema release.

Downton Abbey return seen by 8.1m 
  Mon, 22 Sep 2014 12:09:09 GMT 
    The first episode of the fifth series of costume drama Downton Abbey is watched by an average audience of 8.1m on ITV.

Cosmic study 'underestimated' dust 
  Mon, 22 Sep 2014 08:04:26 GMT 
    Scientists who claimed to have found evidence for a cosmic super-expansion just after the Big Bang underestimated a key confounding factor in their research, according to a new analysis.

Scientists debate sea-ice trends 
  Mon, 22 Sep 2014 20:14:04 GMT 
    Researchers meet in London to discuss sea-ice trends, as the Arctic reaches its summer low extent and the Antarctic pushes on to another record high.

Ebola health team killed in Guinea 
  Fri, 19 Sep 2014 08:58:45 GMT 
    Eight members of a team trying to raise awareness about Ebola have been killed by villagers in Guinea, officials say.
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